Fraser-Cascade School District 78 (SD78) receives money for youth program. X.Y. Zeng/Black Press

Fraser-Cascade School District recieves $20,000 from the Industry Training Authority.

Money provided for B.C. students to begin apprenticeships

Fraser-Cascade School District 78 (SD78) has received $20,000 from the Industry Training Authority to support the Youth Work in Trades programs for the 2017-2018 school year, according to a press release.

Youth Work in Trades is a dual-credit program that provides an opportunity for B.C. students in grades 10-12 to begin their apprenticeship journey. The funds supports school districts in connecting students with local employers to attain practical experience, while earning a paycheque and gaining credit towards their high school diploma and the work-based training portion of their trades apprenticeship.

A total of $500,000 was given out to 15 Lower Mainland school districts. The largest amount was $40,000 while the smallest amount was $20,000.

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